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TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Sep 23

    $3M Shale Verdict: Nuisance or Toxic Tort?

    $3M Shale Verdict: Nuisance or Toxic Tort?
    The Parr family in Texas won a $3M verdict alleging they were sickened by fumes from natural gas wells. They sued using a nuisance theory. At oral arguments in the Fifth Circuit last week, the defendant driller argued the case...
  • Sep 22

    Ford Faces Sunroof Class Action

    Ford Faces Sunroof Class Action
    A suit filed in California alleges some of Ford's sunroofs are dangerous and Ford has been aware of it for nearly a decade. The suit specifically alleges that as sunroofs have expanded over larger portions of the roof of cars,...
  • Sep 21

    Robinson et al. on Warning

    Robinson et al. on Warning
    Lisa Robinson, Kip Viscusi, and Richard Zeckhauser have posted to SSRN Efficient Warnings, Not 'Wolf or Rabbit' Warnings. The abstract provides: Governments often require that products carry warnings to inform people about risks. The warnings…
Rank this Week: 289

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 294

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Jul 1

    Listeria Recall: Lemongrass Basil Chicken Entrée

    Listeria Recall: Lemongrass Basil Chicken Entrée
    Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc., a New Oxford, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 42 pounds of Lemongrass Basil Chicken entrées that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department... Continue Reading
  • May 3

    Listeria Outbreak tied to Frozen Vegetable

    Listeria Outbreak tied to Frozen Vegetable
    Since March 2016, CDC has been collaborating with public health officials in several states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes... Continue Reading
  • Apr 1

    Listeria on Broccoli?

    Listeria on Broccoli?
    Alimentos Congelados, S.A. (Pinula) is voluntarily recalling 1,800 cases of Frozen Broccoli Cuts because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 293

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 310

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 303

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Sexual Assault on American College Campuses – The Problem is Real

    Sexual Assault on American College Campuses – The Problem is Real
    College is an exciting time for young people from all walks of life to gather, learn and grow into the primes of their lives. Boston is filled with a number of world class universities.  College campuses, in an ideal world, would be…
  • Sep 15

    Exploding E-Cigarettes Can Cause Serious Injurie

    Exploding E-Cigarettes Can Cause Serious Injurie
    Electronic cigarettes became available in the U.S. in 2007, and they quickly skyrocketed in popularity. Just seven years later, there were about 2.5 million e-cigarette smokers in this country, and more than 400 brands on the market. When…
  • Sep 13

    Will Motorcycle Touchscreens Actually Make the Bike Safer? Harley Davidson Thinks So.

    Will Motorcycle Touchscreens Actually Make the Bike Safer? Harley Davidson Thinks So.
    Infotainment systems, devices known for providing entertainment and information content to users, are not awfully new technologies for automobiles, but they are new to motorcycles.  Earlier this week, Polaris Industries, the owner of…
Rank this Week: 318

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Sep 21

    Supervision of Mental Patient Issue That Requires Expert Testimony

    Supervision of Mental Patient Issue That Requires Expert Testimony
    In Newman v. Guardian Healthcare Providers, Inc., No. M2015-01315-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 27, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal with prejudice of a medical malpractice (now known as a “health care…
  • Sep 19

    Evidence of Intoxication is Not Necessarily Sufficient to Establish Liability

    Evidence of Intoxication is Not Necessarily Sufficient to Establish Liability
      In Denton v. Taylor, No. E2015-01726-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 25, 2016), the Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in a car accident case because “plaintiff provided no evidence establishing that the decedent’s…
  • Sep 15

    Property Owner Can Owe a Duty to Volunteers Roofer

    Property Owner Can Owe a Duty to Volunteers Roofer
    In Reynolds v. Rich, No. E2015-01245-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 22, 2016), the Court of Appeals overturned summary judgment in a negligence case, finding that defendants did owe plaintiff a duty and that there were genuine issues of…
Rank this Week: 328

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

Covers Hepatitis A news, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Hawaii Scallop Hepatitis A Outbreak Hits 271

    Hawaii Scallop Hepatitis A Outbreak Hits 271
    As of September 14, 2016: Since the last update, HDOH has identified 19 new cases of hepatitis A.  All cases have been in adults, 68 have required hospitalization. Findings of... Continue Reading
  • Sep 17

    123 with Hepatitis A in Arkansas, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia

    123 with Hepatitis A in Arkansas, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia
    Arkansas, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, Wisconsin, West Virginia and CDC, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are continuing to investigate a multistate outbreak of foodborne... Continue Reading
  • Sep 3

    Hawaii Hepatitis A Outbreak Update

    Hawaii Hepatitis A Outbreak Update
    The Source: The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A in its state. For the latest case count and investigation findings, visit the HDOH outbreak investigation... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 341

Oakland Personal Injury Lawyer…

Oakland Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office Of Thomas G. Lewellyn.

http://www.oaklandpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Car slides into the Russian River- What is the State of California’s responsibility?

    Car slides into the Russian River- What is the State of California’s responsibility?
    A friend of mine posted a story on Facebook about a tragic accident that occurred in the Russian River area.  The post caught my attention because my friend who has a summer home near there is personally aware of several other similar…
  • Sep 8

    Defective Takata Airbags, Your Safety, California Personal Injury Product Liability laws, and You

    Defective Takata Airbags, Your Safety, California Personal Injury Product Liability laws, and You
    The New York Times published a disturbing tale of the automotive industry and how once again, corporate profits were placed above public safety.  According to the article, the auto industry knew 20 years ago of the safety risks inherent…
  • Aug 18

    Is the right to a jury trial vanishing in California?

    Is the right to a jury trial vanishing in California?
    When asked the question whether there are more or less personal injury cases tried now as compared to ten years ago, most people will answer that there are more.  Insurance companies, large corporations, and some politicians have…
Rank this Week: 338

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law, as well as medical malpractice and construction injury news. Published by Chicago, Illinois personal injury attorney, Joseph Klest.

http://www.josephklest.com/
  • Sep 22

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette
    Motorcycle accidents may not occur more frequently than any other kinds of accidents, but the injuries that result from a motorcycle crash are often more serious and more likely to result in death simply based on the lack of protection a…
  • Sep 9

    Legionnaires' outbreak at veterans' home claims two more live

    Legionnaires' outbreak at veterans' home claims two more live
    Adams County health officials have reported that two more victims of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Quincy Illinois Veterans' Home died as a result of the disease, bringing the overall death toll to nine. The local health…
  • Sep 1

    Illinois - Four veterans home patients have died of Legionnaires' disease

    Illinois - Four veterans home patients have died of Legionnaires' disease
    Four patients at the Quincy Veterans Home in Quincy, Illinois have died during an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. According to the Adams County Health Department, twenty-five other patients at the home have tested positive for Legionella,…
Rank this Week: 327

Texas Personal Injury Attorney…

Texas Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Texas accidents. By Schechter McElwee Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P.

http://www.smslegal.com/blog
  • Jun 4

    GM Fires 15 In Wake Of Report on Fatally Defective Ignition Switche

    GM Fires 15 In Wake Of Report on Fatally Defective Ignition Switche
    Fifteen employees were fired and five others disciplined after an internal investigation into GM’s handling of defective ignition switches, which have been linked to at least 13 fatalities. The investigation follows a recall in February…
  • Jun 1

    8 People Rescued from Burning Fishing Boat near Freeport

    8 People Rescued from Burning Fishing Boat near Freeport
    Eight people were rescued Saturday from a burning fishing vessel off the coast of Freeport in Southeast Texas, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. A crewmember from a 48-foot fishing boat called the Coast Guard early Saturday evening to report…
  • May 28

    Chemical Accident at Plant Sends Workers to Hospital

    Chemical Accident at Plant Sends Workers to Hospital
    Workers exposed to chlorine gas at a Georgia vegetable plant were taken to a hospital, according to fire department officials. Sixteen workers were decontaminated and released in good condition, while three were admitted to the hospital. An…
Rank this Week: 325

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    ATV and Motorcycle Crashes Increase Fatality Statistic

    ATV and Motorcycle Crashes Increase Fatality Statistic
    Several motorcycle crashes and an ATV accident on private land are being investigated by the Iowa State Patrol. Anyone involved in such an accident or those who act as estate administrators or executors should act prudently and save the ATV…
  • Sep 21

    Three September 2016 Fatal Car/Truck Accidents on Iowa Road

    Three September 2016 Fatal Car/Truck Accidents on Iowa Road
    We are fast approaching the fall and winter’s ice can’t be far off either. As we get closer to those cold months drivers need to become more aware of the added risks of injury and death. It’s up to you as the driver to…
  • Sep 19

    New York Court Grants Broad Parental Rights to Same-Sex Partner

    New York Court Grants Broad Parental Rights to Same-Sex Partner
    Previous law held that a non-parent did not have standing to seek custody or visitation of a child.  This often came up in the context of grandparents who wanted to seek visitation or custody of their grandchildren, but more recently…
Rank this Week: 365

Shigella Blog

Shigella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on shigella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.shigellablog.com/
  • Jul 18

    New Mexico Warns of Shigella Case

    New Mexico Warns of Shigella Case
    The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating an increase in cases of Shigella sonneithat has mostly been affecting Lea and Eddy counties.  Among the 36 people who have been identified,... Continue Reading
  • Jun 28

    Shigella Strikes Wisconsin

    Shigella Strikes Wisconsin
    The Shawano-Menominee County Health Department said a recent outbreak of the Shigella bacteria has made schools and day care facilities take extra precautions when it comes to spreading germs. County... Continue Reading
  • Apr 12

    Iowa Shigella Outbreak

    Iowa Shigella Outbreak
    The Dubuque County Health Department, the Dubuque County Board of Health, and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) are investigating an outbreak of Shigellosis cases. Shigellosis is a disease... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 383

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

http://foodpoisoning.pritzkerlaw.com/
  • May 21

    Blue Bell Lawsuit for Listeriosis Infection Filed by Law Firm

    Blue Bell Lawsuit for Listeriosis Infection Filed by Law Firm
    PritzkerOlsen, P.A., a national food safety law firm, has filed a lawsuit against Blue Bell Creameries alleging its client almost died after eating the company's ice cream. After our client consumed a variety of Blue Bell ice cream products,…
  • Apr 17

    Can I Sue a Winery for Salmonella in Food?

    Can I Sue a Winery for Salmonella in Food?
    Windmill Winery in Florence, Arizona, exceeded its legally allowable level of food preparation and used a non-permitted caterer for a wedding and one other  event last month, resulting in an outbreak of Salmonella food poisoning. The…
  • Apr 10

    Texas Hospital Listeria Cases Linked to Outbreak Involving Blue Bell Ice Cream

    Texas Hospital Listeria Cases Linked to Outbreak Involving Blue Bell Ice Cream
    Blue Bell Ice Cream's third recall for Listeria monocytogenes has come amid news from the federal government that a second cluster of listeriosis has been discovered in Texas and linked to the ice cream maker. First it was five hospital…
Rank this Week: 368

Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses accidents and injuries. By Edith A. Pearce.

http://philadelphiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 27

    Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accident

    Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accident
    Government studies estimate that about 800 people are killed each year from running red lights and another 200,000 are injured. In a survey done by Old Dominion University, one out of three people know someone who has been injured or killed…
  • Nov 27

    Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accident

    Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accident
    Government studies estimate that about 800 people are killed each year from running red lights and another 200,000 are injured. In a survey done by Old Dominion University, one out of three people know someone who has been injured or killed…
  • Nov 13

    Medical Mistakes Can Be Deadly. Do You Need Representation?

    Medical Mistakes Can Be Deadly. Do You Need Representation?
    A personal injury lawyer is often consulted on medical malpractice cases, especially when they result in a fatality. In 2010 a study indicated that about 180,000 people died due to a preventable medical mistakes. Three years later, a new…
Rank this Week: 370

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 421

Blane Law Blog

Blane Law Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Mark C. Blane.

http://www.blanelaw.com/blog
  • Aug 9

    Bicycle Head Injury With Ford F-250 In San Diego, California

    Bicycle Head Injury With Ford F-250 In San Diego, California
    I represented Joshua B. against an at-fault Ford F-250 truck driver who violated a well-known safety rule when he pulled out in front of Joshua on a busy San Diego California street. The truck driver was inattentive. The next thing Josh knew…
  • Aug 8

    Elderly Trip & Fall Case At A Business In Chula Vista, CA

    Elderly Trip & Fall Case At A Business In Chula Vista, CA
    I represented Ms. Constance Newell, an 84 year old Bonita resident who tripped and fell in a poorly lit room when she was directed by the owner of a store (Glass Depot) to go into the room to look for a pen. First of all, no one should have…
  • Aug 2

    Ford F-250 Truck pulls out in front of Josh while he was riding his bicycle down a San Diego street

    Ford F-250 Truck pulls out in front of Josh while he was riding his bicycle down a San Diego street
    If you have been injured in a bicycle collision with another motorist, please give me a call today at (619) 813-7955, or download one of my FREE injury guide
Rank this Week: 440

Botulism Blog

Botulism Blog

Surveillance and analysis on Botulism news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark, LLP.

http://www.botulismblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Botulism Outbreak at Mississippi Prison

    Botulism Outbreak at Mississippi Prison
    The  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a botulism outbreak at the federal prison in Yazoo City after 17 inmates became ill from drinking homemade alcohol. Last week, the inmates... Continue Reading
  • Feb 29

    Canned Goods Likely Cause of Washington Botulism Death

    Canned Goods Likely Cause of Washington Botulism Death
    The Washington State Public Health Laboratory confirmed botulism was the cause of two deaths in Grant County earlier in February. The deaths were announced on Feb. 19th by the Grant County... Continue Reading
  • Feb 19

    Canned food may be behind the recent deaths of two people in Grant County Washington

    Canned food may be behind the recent deaths of two people in Grant County Washington
    Heath officials are investigating the death of two people that was likely caused by botulism. Leaders at the Grant County Health District (GCHD) said it is still early in the... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 432

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Indiana accidents, insurance disputes, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Crossen Kooi, LLP.

http://www.indyinjurylawfirm.com/category/indiana-injury-lawyer-blog/
  • Jun 9

    Trucker Charged in Trucking Accident, Tracy Morgan Critically Injured

    Trucker Charged in Trucking Accident, Tracy Morgan Critically Injured
    New information has been released about the truck driver who is charged with causing the fatal 6-car pile up in which comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured.  Kevin Roper, a Wal-Mart employee driving a company semi-truck, is…
  • May 28

    Secondary Drowning

    Secondary Drowning
    Has your little one ever been in the swimming pool and started to struggle?  Maybe they slipped  and briefly got out of your reach?  They take in some water but you are able to get to them quickly and all is well.  Or at…
  • May 19

    Happy May!

    Happy May!
    The month of May is in full swing!  As you look around the city, there is plenty to do all month long.  From the Mini Marathon to the Indy 500 to the Indiana Pacers playoffs, there won’t be a dull moment this month.  …
Rank this Week: 441

Northern California Accident…

Northern California Accident Attorney Blog

Published By Estey & Bomberger, LLP

http://www.northerncaliforniaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 8

    One Motorcyclist Killed, One Injured in Head-on Collision in Siskiyou County

    One Motorcyclist Killed, One Injured in Head-on Collision in Siskiyou County
    YREKA - A head-on collision that left a Fort Jones resident and an Etna man seriously injured is being blamed on distracted driving, the Siskiyou Daily has reported. The accident happened on Saturday, October 6, 2012, at approximately 2:55…
  • Oct 4

    Teen Cyclist Struck by Car in San Leandro Intersection

    Teen Cyclist Struck by Car in San Leandro Intersection
    SAN LEANDRO - A teenage bicyclist was hurt Wednesday morning when he was hit by a car, Mercury News reported. The accident occurred at the intersection of Liberty Street and 163rd Avenue. According to the news report, the cyclist, a…
  • Sep 27

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Back Injurie

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Back Injurie
    Q. I thought one of the benefits of wearing a Skechers Shape-ups was back pain relief? A. One of the many benefits of Shape-ups touted by Skechers was back pain relief, however, a number of consumers have experienced the opposite - the…
Rank this Week: 439

Austin Personal Injury Blog

Austin Personal Injury Blog

Litigation and injury news, cases and commentary. By Perlmutter & Schuelke, LLP.

http://www.civtrial.com/blog/
  • Jun 12

    Do Personal Injury Lawyers Make A Difference?

    Do Personal Injury Lawyers Make A Difference?
    One of my favorite things is disbursements — giving clients their checks from settlements or judgments. Today, I’m making disbursements in a settlement of a car wreck case, and the case is an example of how personal injury lawyers can…
  • Jun 12

    Eagle Ford Shale and Trucking Accident

    Eagle Ford Shale and Trucking Accident
    The past two weekends, I’ve had to make working trips to the Texas coast (and I didn’t even see the beach on either trip).  The one thing that struck me on the drives was the increase in traffic, especially trucking traffic.
  • Jun 11

    Motorcycle Accidents: ROT Rally Motorcycle Fatalitie

    Motorcycle Accidents: ROT Rally Motorcycle Fatalitie
    Austin’s annual Republic of Texas (ROT) Rally has come and gone, and again we’ve had too many motorcycle fatalities.   This year, three motorcyclists were killed during the weekend. In the first incident, a rider crashed into a…
Rank this Week: 433

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer…

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer Blog

Covers New York wrongful death cases involving auto accidents, hospital negligence, and medical malpractice. By Leland T. Williams.

http://www.newyorkwrongfuldeathlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of "internal" Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot's qualifications to fly the…
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of “internal” Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot’s…
  • Dec 10

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case
    The Commonwealth of Virginia, on behalf of Virginia Tech University, settled a 2009 wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of student Daniel Kim, in Fairfax County Circuit Court. The gravamen of the case was the failure of the VTU…
Rank this Week: 450

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 468

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 16

    New Jersey Kemps Ovarian Cancer – Talc Case

    New Jersey Kemps Ovarian Cancer – Talc Case
    Gatekeeping in many courtrooms has been reduced to requiring expert witnesses to swear an oath and testify that they have followed a scientific method. The federal rules of evidence and most state evidence codes require more. The law, in most…
  • Aug 30

    Judge Bernstein’s Criticism of Rule 703 of the Federal Rules of Evidence

    Judge Bernstein’s Criticism of Rule 703 of the Federal Rules of Evidence
    Federal Rule of Evidence Rule 703 addresses the bases of expert witness opinions, and it is a mess. The drafting of this Rule is particularly sloppy. The Rule tells us, among other things, that: “[i]f experts in the particular field…
  • Aug 25

    Excited Utterance Podcast Series on Evidence Law

    Excited Utterance Podcast Series on Evidence Law
    As a graduate student, I was impressed by the extent to which scholars traveled to other schools to present draft papers and obtain feedback from other faculties and graduate students.  As a student, these presentations were interesting…
Rank this Week: 474

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse…

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home neglect news and laws. By Michael O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvanianursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 8

    PennLive Nursing Home Investigation

    PennLive Nursing Home Investigation
    "When our state's seniors and families make the decision to enter a nursing home, they are placing a life in those homes administrators' hands," said Casey in a statement. "If even one life is lost due to the negligence of these facilities,…
  • Aug 5

    Audit on PA Nursing Homes/PA Dept. of Health

    Audit on PA Nursing Homes/PA Dept. of Health
    A 91-page audit was recently released by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale regarding the need for Pennsylvania’s Department of Health to buckle down on enforcement in nursing homes. The audit, as reported by abc27, involved 13 findings…
  • Jan 30

    PA Deptartment of Health Cracks Down on Nursing Home Penaltie

    PA Deptartment of Health Cracks Down on Nursing Home Penaltie
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health has significantly buckled down on its penalty enforcement for nursing home violations over the last year after enduring much criticism. The department released data showing that from July to December of…
Rank this Week: 456

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Sep 16

    Youth Football Helmets Recalled Due to Injury Risk

    Youth Football Helmets Recalled Due to Injury Risk
    If you have a child who plays contact sports, chances are you already have some concerns about the risks of traumatic brain injury (TBI) or concussions. But what happens when the safety gear that is supposed to be protecting our…
  • Sep 9

    Taking Steps to Prevent Drowsy Driving

    Taking Steps to Prevent Drowsy Driving
    Whether you are feeling tired on your drive home from work or are fatigued from having been on the highway for hours, drowsy driving can lead to serious and fatal car accidents. Many residents of San Diego get behind the wheel of an…
  • Sep 2

    Road Debris Causing Car Accident

    Road Debris Causing Car Accident
    When we are on neighborhood roads or highways in Southern California, should we be concerned about the risk of a car accident caused by road debris? Most of us are typically on the lookout for other drivers who are not obeying the rules of…
Rank this Week: 504

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Punitive Damages – Recent Case

    Punitive Damages – Recent Case
    In addition to awarding damages to compensate plaintiffs for their injuries, a jury may award punitive damages  if the jurors find that the acts of the defendant that caused the injury complained of were wanton and reckless or malicious,…
  • Sep 6

    Verdict Affirmed for Worker Injured in Forklift Accident

    Verdict Affirmed for Worker Injured in Forklift Accident
    On March 26, 2010, Eladio Hernandez was hired for the day to level out the driveways and gas pump lanes at a gas station  in South Ozone Park. There was a large high pile of dirt that was to be removed and the 51 year old Mr. Hernandez…
  • Sep 4

    Substantial Jury Awards for Driver and Passenger Reduced in Intersection Crash Case

    Substantial Jury Awards for Driver and Passenger Reduced in Intersection Crash Case
    On August 19, 2008, Dorothy Dunnigan was driving through an intersection on White Plains Road in the Bronx when her vehicle was struck by a transit authority bus. Both the 79 year old Ms. Dunnigan and her 41 year old passenger Dorothy Lemon…
Rank this Week: 509

Karp & Hart Blog

Karp & Hart Blog

Discusses personal injury and accident litigation issues including insurance law tips in Pennsylvania.

http://www.karphart.com
Rank this Week: 493

Poppe Law Blog

Poppe Law Blog

Focuses on personal injury, professional malpractice and unfair claims handling by insurance companies.

http://www.poppelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 13

    KDMC Settles with U.S. and Kentucky Governments for Fraud

    KDMC Settles with U.S. and Kentucky Governments for Fraud
    King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky has agreed to pay $40.9 million to the United States and Kentucky governments to settle claims that it made millions of dollars by falsely billing Medicare and Medicaid and for…
  • Jun 11

    Semi-Truck Wreck Caused by Sleepless Driver

    Semi-Truck Wreck Caused by Sleepless Driver
    Comedian and star of “30 Rock,” Tracy Morgan, was involved in a semi-truck wreck this week.  The truck plowed into the rear end of a limousine bus Morgan and his friends were passengers in.  Tragically, comedian James…
  • Mar 13

    McDonald's Sued for Labor and Employment Violation

    McDonald's Sued for Labor and Employment Violation
    Multiple lawsuits were filed against McDonald’s and its franchises this week.  The suits allege McDonald’s violated the federal minimum wage of $7.25 as set by the Fair Labor Standards Act. The lawsuits allege…
Rank this Week: 497

Cambridge Personal Injury Law Blog

Cambridge Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts car accident and other personal injury cases. By Bellotti Law Group, P.C.

http://www.bellottilaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 11

    HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS TO HELP AVOID SCARES FOR CHILDREN & THEIR FAMILIES

    HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS TO HELP AVOID SCARES FOR CHILDREN & THEIR FAMILIES
    Normal 0 0 1 375 2143 a 17 4 2631 10.260 0 0 0   In a few short weeks, thousands of Masscahusetts children and their families will be enjoying Halloween festivities. While dressing up in costumes, trick-or-treating, and...
  • Aug 14

    Massachusetts Workers at Risk for Electrocution Injurie

    Massachusetts Workers at Risk for Electrocution Injurie
    A recent Boston Globe article detailing injuries sustained by a Quincy, Massachusetts worker who had fallen after he was electrocuted and slipped should serve as a reminder to workers, job site inspectors, supervisors, and all, that workplace…
  • Aug 5

    As Warm Summer Weather Continues, NHTSA Warns About Tire Failure

    As Warm Summer Weather Continues, NHTSA Warns About Tire Failure
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently reported that around 11,000 car accidents annually are caused by tire failures.  There are a number of ways a tire can fail and cause an accident, including…
Rank this Week: 522

Personal Injury and Social…

Personal Injury and Social Security Disability Blog

Information for injured persons and Social Security disability claimants in Texas. By Robert A. Kraft

http://www.injury-and-disability.com/
  • Aug 13

    Please Join Me At PISSD.com

    Please Join Me At PISSD.com
    Beginning today I am discontinuing this blog, after seven years — since April 2005. I started another injury blog at about the same time, and my original plan was to discuss different topics on the two blogs. Over time, the content became…
  • Aug 10

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    I've seen plenty of five-piece bands, and I've seen even more pianists. But until now I've never seen five guys play one piano — and actually make pretty good music.
  • Aug 9

    Student Drives Off Cliff While Texting About Danger of Texting and Driving!

    Student Drives Off Cliff While Texting About Danger of Texting and Driving!
    Here's one from the "life is stranger than fiction" department. This is the full story reported by Mashable.com: In yet another example of why you shouldn’t text and drive, a Texas college student drove off a cliff while…
Rank this Week: 489

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Teen

    Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Teen
    Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Teen Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Teen Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Teen I'm Ed Smith, a Sacramento Pedestrian Accident Attorney. A tragic hit-and-run crash kills a teenage student that was on her way to school on Tuesday,…
  • Sep 24

    Car Crash Kills Redding Pastor

    Car Crash Kills Redding Pastor
    Car Crash Kills Redding Pastor Car Crash Kills Redding Pastor, Seriously Injures One Car Crash Kills Redding Pastor, Seriously Injures One I'm Ed Smith, a Redding auto accident attorney. The city of Redding is mourning the loss of a…
  • Sep 24

    Aviation Accident Attorney Discusses FAA Ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7

    Aviation Accident Attorney Discusses FAA Ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7
    Sacramento Airplane Crash Attorney Discusses FAA Ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 FAA Bans Galaxy Note 7 Sacramento Airplane Crash Attorney Discusses FAA Ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 I'm Ed Smith, a Sacramento airplane crash attorney. Catching…
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Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Sep 23

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Oh The Irony: These 33 Hilariously Ironic Photos Really Happened The post Friday Fun appeared first on pissd.com.
  • Sep 22

    GM Requests Year-Long Extension for Recall of Vehicles with Takata Airbag

    GM Requests Year-Long Extension for Recall of Vehicles with Takata Airbag
    Bloomberg News reports that General Motors is requesting that NHTSA “delay by a year the mandatory recall of almost 1 million vehicles with airbags made by Takata Corp., saying the designated models have not been shown to carry the…
  • Sep 21

    When to Lawyer Up: How to Know if You Have a Personal Injury Case

    When to Lawyer Up: How to Know if You Have a Personal Injury Case
    With the law of personal injury, an injured person can file a lawsuit in a civil court and seek damages for their loss. These cases are typically divided into four categories. Intentional acts When a lawsuit alleges an intentional act, the…
Rank this Week: 536

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Klimeck v. Klimeck – Indiana Court of Appeals Reviews Divorce Agreement

    Klimeck v. Klimeck – Indiana Court of Appeals Reviews Divorce Agreement
    The Indiana Court of Appeals recently took on the divorce case of a well-educated couple who married in 1995 and had two children. The husband, a tenured professor at Purdue University and the wife, a chemical engineer with a master’s…
  • Sep 2

    Laesch v. Laesch – Indiana Court Affirms Sanctions for Failure to Pay Per Divorce Agreement

    Laesch v. Laesch – Indiana Court Affirms Sanctions for Failure to Pay Per Divorce Agreement
    The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court decision in Laesch v. Laesch, finding a husband must: Pay interest on his monthly-payments to his wife, because he did not pay it in a lump sum; Be held in contempt for failure to obtain…
  • Aug 28

    Peterson v. Peterson – Failure to Pay Spousal Support

    Peterson v. Peterson – Failure to Pay Spousal Support
    Spousal support, once a critical aspect of any divorce case, has waned in recent years as both spouses often work outside the home and contribute somewhat equally to the financial stability of the household. Where husbands once were always…
Rank this Week: 553

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Sep 18

    Bradt and Rave on The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation

    Bradt and Rave on The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation
    Professors Andrew Bradt (UC Berkeley Law) and D. Theodore Rave (U. Houston Law) have posted to SSRN their article, The Information-Forcing Role of the Judge in Multidistrict Litigation, Cal. L. Rev. (forthcoming). Here is the abstract: In…
  • Sep 2

    Inside the Agency Class Action

    Inside the Agency Class Action
    Adam Zimmerman of Loyola and Michael Sant'Ambrogio of Michigan State have just posted on SSRN a draft of their new article, Inside the Agency Class Action, forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal. Here is the abstract: Federal agencies in the...
  • Aug 16

    Repeat Players in Multidistrict Litigation

    Repeat Players in Multidistrict Litigation
    As our readers surely know, despite its bulky name, multidistrict litigation (“MDL”) is in the news constantly: litigation over Volkswagen's defeat device, GM’s ignition defect, Toyota’s sudden acceleration, asbestos, and medical…
Rank this Week: 533

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Gym Injury and Illinois’ Premises Liability Classification

    Gym Injury and Illinois’ Premises Liability Classification
    As with most of us, you probably want to look and feel healthy; you probably also want to look fit. Exercising in a gym becomes essential in such a pursuit. Yet, this does not come free of risks. For example, if you are an avid gym goer, then…
  • Sep 5

    Drowning and Premises Liability

    Drowning and Premises Liability
    We are in the midst of the dog days of the summer and the weather is scorching. During these conditions, many of us enjoy swimming, or just cooling off in the water. If you are one of these people, you must do so with caution. The Centers for…
  • Sep 2

    Dog Bites and Compensation in Illinoi

    Dog Bites and Compensation in Illinoi
    There are a lot of dog owners nowadays. In fact, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) reports that there are around 77.8 million dogs owned as pets in the United States. The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) further found…
Rank this Week: 577

Truman Law Firm Blog

Truman Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injuries and accident reports.

http://trumanlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 575

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Student Diver Rescued Near Seacrest Park Has Died, West Seattle, WA

    Student Diver Rescued Near Seacrest Park Has Died, West Seattle, WA
    The 22-year-old student diver who was rescued near Seacrest Park in West Seattle on August 28th, has died. The police report states that visibility underwater was very poor. Divers were signaled to surface, and all three divers in the class…
  • Aug 30

    Student Diver Rescued Near Seacrest Park Has Died, West Seattle, WA

    Student Diver Rescued Near Seacrest Park Has Died, West Seattle, WA
    The 22-year-old student diver who was rescued near Seacrest Park in West Seattle on August 28th, has died. The police report states that visibility underwater was very poor. Divers were signaled to surface, and all three divers in the class…
  • Aug 28

    Student Diver in Critical Condition Rescued off Alki Beach, West Seattle, WA

    Student Diver in Critical Condition Rescued off Alki Beach, West Seattle, WA
    A 20-year old student diver in critical condition was rescued off Alki Beach in West Seattle on August 28, 2016. According to Seattle Fire Department (SFD) Captain Shata Stephenson, the diver “was within her first five dives.” An…
Rank this Week: 557

San Diego Injury Lawyer Blog

San Diego Injury Lawyer Blog

By Jurewitz Law Group.

http://www.sandiegoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 3

    Jurewitz Law Group Supports Anti-bullying Campaign

    Jurewitz Law Group Supports Anti-bullying Campaign
    To show our support of the National City Police Department’s (NCPD) anti-bullying campaign, Jurewitz Law Group donated $1,250 that will enable the NCPD to hand out 500 magnetic memo boards for free that will enhance Emergency Safety…
  • Oct 7

    What are My Employer’s Duties Regarding Workplace Safety?

    What are My Employer’s Duties Regarding Workplace Safety?
    In California, workplace safety in most places of employment is regulated by Cal/OSHA, the government agency responsible for enforcing health and safety regulations. When Cal/OSHA regulations are violated, workers can file reports with the…
  • Sep 30

    October is National Spinal Health Month

    October is National Spinal Health Month
    October is National Spinal Health Month, offering Californians of all ages the chance to learn more about how to protect themselves from spinal cord injuries and keep a healthy spine. Back and spine injuries are among the catastrophic…
Rank this Week: 538

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of…
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of…
  • Jan 7

    Malnutrition in the Elderly

    Malnutrition in the Elderly
    Malnutrition is a widespread problem in most long-term care facilities. A 2013 study using the Mini Nutritional Assessment found that 60.2% of nursing home residents studied were categorized as malnourished. Another study found that 71% of…
Rank this Week: 545

Philadelphia Top Injury Lawyer…

Philadelphia Top Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Philadelphia personal injury, medical malpractice and defective products news. By Rosenbaum & Associates.

http://www.philadelphiatopinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Dangers of Driving While Drowsy

    Dangers of Driving While Drowsy
    We as a society tend to not value sleep. Instead we often feel that we can overcome the necessity with stimulants and sheer will power. The truth of the matter is that we do not perform at our best when we deprive our body of much needed…
  • Jul 9

    Deadly Speeding in Construction Zone

    Deadly Speeding in Construction Zone
    A fatal multi-vehicle accident involving six vehicles and one tractor-trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike brought national attention to drowsy professional drivers, the importance of adhering to posted speed limits especially in construction…
  • Jun 12

    Recreational Trampoline Injurie

    Recreational Trampoline Injurie
    With the rise of indoor trampoline parks becoming a widespread trend trampoline injuries are projected to escalate especially among those under the age of sixteen, yet it is not in the commercial setting that poses greater risk but at home…
Rank this Week: 571

Michigan Auto Law Blog

Michigan Auto Law Blog

Provides tips, news and information for Michigan auto accident victims, drivers, and lawyers. By Steven M. Gursten.

http://www.michiganautolaw.com/auto-lawyers-blog
  • Apr 25

    Defense lawyers must produce surveillance within 28 day

    Defense lawyers must produce surveillance within 28 day
    Insurance defense lawyers have less than a month to produce surveillance of auto accident victims – not when it’s convenient for them There is a big problem in Michigan with insurance companies abusing discovery, and nowhere is…
  • Apr 25

    How to report an unsafe trucking company

    How to report an unsafe trucking company
    A lawyer’s response to a plea from a truck driver bring pressured by his employer to break the laws I recently received a plea for help from a truck driver who e-mailed me: “The company that I drive for has … Continue…
  • Apr 24

    Meet Jordan Jones, our newest trial and pre-litigation attorney

    Meet Jordan Jones, our newest trial and pre-litigation attorney
    Jordan Jones is the latest addition to the Michigan Auto Law team. Jordan started off at the firm as a law clerk, and he’s hit the ground running faster than perhaps any new personal injury attorney in Michigan. Jordan already ……
Rank this Week: 539

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Baptist Ventures, Inc. v. Hoke: Personal Injury Case

    Baptist Ventures, Inc. v. Hoke: Personal Injury Case
    In Baptist Ventures, Inc. v. Hoke, a personal injury appeal for the Supreme Court of Alabama, plaintiff was allegedly injured as a result of medical treatment she received from the defendants.  The defendants in this case run an Ear Nose…
  • Sep 21

    Head Injuries in Stroller Accident

    Head Injuries in Stroller Accident
    A recent news feature from the New York Times takes a look the number of reported head injuries as a result of stroller accidents and how those numbers are on the rise. National reporting statistics show that on average, 50 children each day…
  • Sep 18

    Carter v. Reese: Good Samaritan Law

    Carter v. Reese: Good Samaritan Law
    In Carter v. Reese, a truck driver was pulling this semi tractor-trailer into a loading dock at a contractor’s location.  He was supposed to drop off his empty trailer and pick up a new trailer.  He had attached the new…
Rank this Week: 619

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz of Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Even Mild Brain Injury Can Mean Long-Term Health Consequences for Children

    Even Mild Brain Injury Can Mean Long-Term Health Consequences for Children
    Children who suffer even a mild brain injury like a concussion can suffer long-term health consequences that may be evident for years after the injury. According to a new study that was conducted in Sweden, young people who have suffered even…
  • Aug 17

    Dram Shop Laws in Georgia: What You Should know

    Dram Shop Laws in Georgia: What You Should know
    In addition to the at-fault driver, it is possible to hold other people or entities responsible for injuries caused in a drunk driving accident.  Under Georgia’s dram shop laws, sellers and servers of alcohol can be sued for…
  • Aug 15

    Ignition Interlock Devices Reduce Traffic Accident Fatalities by 15%

    Ignition Interlock Devices Reduce Traffic Accident Fatalities by 15%
    Ignition interlock devices that prevent drivers who have alcohol in their systems from operating a motor vehicle can help reduce the rate of traffic accident fatalities by as much as 15%. Those are the results of a new study by researchers at…
Rank this Week: 643

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Kaplan Law, LLC.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    A Prison ‘Industry’ That is Making Everyone Poorer

    A Prison ‘Industry’ That is Making Everyone Poorer
    According to the Oregon Department of Prisons website our state first experimented with private prisons in the late 1800s. The state penitentiary “was leased to a private company… Since this concept was becoming very popular…
  • Sep 2

    Avoid Fatal Oregon Car Crashes This Holiday Weekend

    Avoid Fatal Oregon Car Crashes This Holiday Weekend
    As we head into another long holiday weekend this is a good moment to remember the importance of road and traffic safety. This year caution is especially important because 2016 is already shaping up as an unusually deadly year both here in…
  • Aug 29

    Back-to-School in Portland Puts Safety Back in Focu

    Back-to-School in Portland Puts Safety Back in Focu
    Today is back to school day here in Portland and that means that in many neighborhoods the streets and sidewalks are going to filled with kids headed to school in the morning and home or to after-school activities each afternoon. Coming one…
Rank this Week: 637